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Barcelona to Basel SBB by train

It takes an average of 15h 40m to travel from Barcelona to Basel SBB by train, over a distance of around 502 miles (808 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Barcelona to Basel SBB and tickets for this journey start from $87.38 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 11h 3m
PriceFrom $87.38
Distance502 miles (808 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
Departure stationBarcelona
Arrival stationBasel SBB
Changes1 change

Barcelona to Basel SBB train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona to Basel SBB for Tuesday May 11th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
08:15 Barcelona Sants19:32 Basel SBBAVE 9736 SNCF Get tickets11h 17m, 3 changes
10:05 Barcelona Sants21:08 Basel SBBTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets11h 3m, 2 changes
11:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal05:56 Basel SBBRegional Exprés 15831 Renfe Get tickets18h 27m, 7 changes
11:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal06:53 Basel SBBRegional Exprés 15831 Renfe Get tickets19h 24m, 6 changes
15:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal10:26 Basel SBBRegional Exprés 15837 Renfe Get tickets18h 57m, 4 changes
15:50 Barcelona Sants10:26 Basel SBBAVE 3123 Renfe Get tickets18h 36m, 5 changes
08:15 Barcelona Sants19:32 Basel SBBAVE 9736 SNCF Get tickets11h 17m, 3 changes
10:05 Barcelona Sants19:38 Basel SBBTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets9h 33m, 2 changes
11:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal06:22 Basel SBBRegional Exprés 15831 Renfe Get tickets18h 53m, 6 changes
15:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal10:26 Basel SBBRegional Exprés 15837 Renfe Get tickets18h 57m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Basel SBB

The price of train tickets from Barcelona to Basel SBB starts at $87.38 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Barcelona to Basel SBB by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Barcelona to Basel SBB

Want to know more about your journey from Barcelona to Basel SBB? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Barcelona to Basel SBB take?

The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Basel SBB is 15 hours and 40 minutes, with around 7 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Barcelona and Basel SBB by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona to Basel SBB is 11 hours and 3 minutes.

How much does the train from Barcelona to Basel SBB cost?

Train tickets from Barcelona to Basel SBB can start from as little as $87.38 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Barcelona to Basel SBB?

No, there are no direct train services from Barcelona to Basel SBB. Travelling from Barcelona to Basel SBB by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Barcelona to Basel SBB leave?

The first train from Barcelona to Basel SBB leaves at 02:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Barcelona to Basel SBB leave?

The last train from Barcelona to Basel SBB leaves at 10:16. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Barcelona and Basel SBB by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona to Basel SBB cover a distance of around 502 miles (808 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Basel SBB to Barcelona.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona to Basel SBB for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/11/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/12/2020 for travel on 12/12/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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